Urban Herb Garden, Ending Alzheimer’s, Nationally Recognized Madison Poet

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Veronica Rueckert and Gene Purcell learn about a new community initiative in Milwaukee and hear froma guest who thinks the United States should commit to ending Alzheimer’s.Then they talk to a Madison poet who made “The Best Poetry Books of 2013” list.

Featured in this Show

  • Herbs And Urban Gardening In Milwaukee

    A Milwaukee community gardener wants to convert abandoned space to an herb garden, to spice up the food and the community life of Wisconsin’s biggest city.

  • Advocate Says U.S. Should Commit To Beating Alzheimer's Disease

    An expert says the United States should commit to beating Alzheimer’s disease – and now is the time to do it.

  • Wisconsin Poet Examines Race And History

    Wisconsin poet Amaud Jamaul Johnson’s new book, “Darktown Follies” was just named one of the best poetry books of 2013 by Slate Magazine. He joins us to talk about the themes driving the book, from the history of Black vaudeville to Black identity in America.

Episode Credits

  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Venice Williams Guest
  • Tom Hlavacek Guest
  • Amaud J Johnson Guest
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Veronica Rueckert Interviewer

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